chapter 7

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"Zion, I love you so much," Haley said as her and Zion were cuddled up in her bed watching tv. "I love you too," Zion said, kissing the top of her forehead.

Haley sat up and continued talking. "No, I'm serious. I truly love you. You're the one that I want to spend the rest of my life with." Zion sat up also and paused the movie that they had been watching. "I want to spend the rest of my life with you too, Haley. You're my everything."

Haley looked down and fiddled with her fingers. "There's something that I've been keeping from you. But please, promise me that when I tell you this, you won't leave." So many thoughts started going through Zion's head. "What happened?" Zion asked while staring at Haley firmly, waiting for a response.

"Zion, I'm pregnant." She slowly looked up at him as the words escaped her mouth, trying to catch his reaction. Zion stood up and started pacing back and forth across the room. "Okay.. well what do you wanna do?"

"Z, I'm not finished. I- I don't know if the baby is yours.." The room went silent and Haley could feel Zion's cold eyes piercing through hers. Zion then started laughing . "Haha, yeah okay, you got me there." Zion looked up at Haley and saw tears rolling down her cheeks. "Please tell me you're lying," Zion said with a crack in his voice making her cry even harder.

"Zion I'm-" Haley started but was interrupted by Zion. "Bullshit. You fuckin' cheated on me. Haley, how could you!?" he yelled. "Who was it?" he added. "It was the week before you got out of rehab. I was alone and had no one and- " "I asked who it was not when it was. So c'mon, tell me. Who was it?! " Zion pressed, raising his voice once again.

"Matthew." Zion's fists clenched once he heard those words. "I'm gonna kill him." He stated with a chuckle. "Zion, wait." Haley yelled while getting off of the bed and running towards him trying to stop him. But it was too late. He had already gotten into his car and started to drive off.

Fiffany sobbed as she saw her fiancée and assistant walk out of the motel room together. Both Austin and Sammi got into his car and started driving away. Fiffany wiped her tears, put her car in drive and followed them.

"When are you gonna break up with her Austin?" Sammi asked as she put her hand on his thigh. "I don't want to just be your fuck buddy. I want us to be more."

"Well, she's my business partner so even if we do break up, she's always gonna be there." Austin took one hand off of the steering wheel and moved her hand off of him.

"Not if she's gone..." "What are you gonna do? Kill her? " Austin laughed. "No, you psycho," she shook her head and chuckled. "What if you guys make your clothing company international? You stay in the states and she leaves."

Austin caught onto what she was saying. "Which means that I could break up with her because of long distance. You're so smart." He said turning over to her. "Yeah i know." Sammi said sarcastically.

Austin took his eyes off of the road and leaned over the console to kiss Sammi, causing him to take his hands off of the wheel. As soon as his hands left the wheel, the Mustang swerved into the opposite lane, smashing into another car.

Fiffany hit her breaks and watched the collision, her mind going blank and her body feeling numb. Like the shattered windows of Austin's car, Fiffany felt her heart break and sink at the sound of impact. Glass fragments scattered across the two-lane highway, glittering under her headlights. The only sound heard was the sound a horn. As if on instinct, she got out of her Porsche and ran to the wreck.

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